The Registered Nurse provides nursing care according to physician's orders and in conformance with the ANA Standards of Practice and Care, ANA Code of Ethics, specialty specific Standards, policies and procedures, department specific policies and procedures, and the Illinois Nurse Practice Act. The RN is responsible and accountable for individual autonomous nursing practice and determines the appropriate delegation of tasks and nursing activities in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act.
The Director has responsibility for coordination of services and activities that impact inpatient care areas within the organization. Along with the other members of the Director’s Council provides management leadership and development across the organization. Serves as the nursing representative and/or leader of many multidisciplinary teams and work groups within the organization and at a Ministry level. Leads activities in patient classification/acuity, information systems projects, recruitment and retention, regulatory compliance, and other appropriate activities. Participates on teams relative to staffing and scheduling, Magnet Recognition, and service line activities.
Graduate in good standing of an accredited school of nursing.
BSN and MSN Nursing required
Professional certification (may be obtained within one year of hire).
Current licensure or eligibility for licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois or in a state in which Illinois has a reciprocity agreement.
3 to 5 years management experience within an acute care setting preferred.
Knowledge of current theory and practice in organizational behavior and supervisory and administrative principles and practices.
Knowledge of the nursing process.
Knowledge of the Scope and Standards for Nurse Administrators (ANA, 2000).
The Director must be able to:
1. Oversee managers and educators as they allocate available resources to promote efficient, effective, and compassionate nursing care
2. Provide data driven decisions
3. Keep managers informed of executive-level activities
4. Provide organizational leadership and expertise
5. Facilitate a collaborative and participatory work place environment and culture
6. Provide the leadership necessary to support the development of collegial relationships among all Mission Partners throughout the organization
7. Develop and share the organizational vision, mission, plans, standards and strategic initiatives of the organization and nursing amongst managers
Applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin or ancestry, age physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability or an unfavorable discharge from military service.
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